Closing a Real Estate Deal

9 Steps to Get You from Signed Contract to Closing Table


15 Video Modules


28 Minutes



About This Course

It doesn’t matter if you’re buying or selling — if you’re closing a real estate deal, you need to know what you’re doing.

This means understanding the key steps, parties, and vocabulary used in closing a deal. 

In this course, you’ll learn how to move a deal from contract to cash by:

  • Knowing common terms and components used in every closing
  • Performing bulletproof due diligence that’ll keep your risk low and your profits high
  • Managing your team — without becoming a bottleneck 

. . . and more!

Not knowing how to close could cost you your reputation and your investment. Take this course today to learn how to close with confidence and accuracy.

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Deslyn O’Dell

Founder of Key2 Homes

Deslyn O’Dell has been investing in real estate for the past 15 years in California and Idaho. She and her husband are both full-time real estate investors and founders of Key2 Homes, LLC, a company focused on renovations, joint ventures, and new construction projects. Deslyn is a licensed Idaho Realtor and has an Interior Design degree from BYU. Her past experience includes 12 years at HP delivering web-based computer documentation and owning a company that actively engaged in stock/futures trading. Deslyn’s passion is re-designing real estate and helping people re-design their futures by seeing the possibilities.

Here’s Exactly What You’ll Learn in This Course

  1. Overview

    Discover the importance of closing — and learn to close quickly and efficiently using these simple steps.

  2. Preparing for a Successful Close

    Learn how “closing prep” can save you time, headaches, and profits in the closing stage of a real estate deal — and what you shouldn’t do for a successful close.

  3. What Do You Need to Start Closing

    Before you start the closing process . . . learn the 2 keys to starting every close you’ll need to lock in a successful deal.

  4. The Due Diligence Phase

    Discover the 6 most important due diligence checks to minimize your risk and maximize your returns.

  5. Title Company

    What is title insurance and why do you need it? Discover the importance of title insurance and how you can use it to your advantage before you even make an offer.

  6. Addendums and Disclosures

    Discover the importance of addendums and disclosures as a buyer or a seller — and the steps you’ll need to take in either position.

  7. Appraisals

    Learn the vocab and choreography of an appraisal . . . and what information you should already have put together.

  8. Funding

    Discover the different funding options for each type of property — and how to leverage money in your favor.

  9. After Due Diligence

    Discover the (must-do) after due diligence checklist items to keep your deal on track.

  10. Insurance

    Real estate investors get insurance policies wrong all the time. Learn how to pick the perfect insurance for the property you’re closing on.

  11. Working with Lenders

    Learn how to effectively communicate with lenders to guarantee a successful and timely closing.

  12. Coordinate and Communicate Details

    Discover 8 team communication guidelines and how you can scale them to a team of any size.

  13. Final Closing and Walkthrough

    Learn how to review your closing statement (before you sign) to make sure everything is accounted for and credited properly!

  14. Managing the Closing Process

    Learn the specific what, when, and who of closing team choreography to successfully close your deal.

  15. Final Thoughts

    Wrap up! Remember what you learned with this final walkthrough of the necessary steps for closing a real estate deal.

Downloadable Resources
Included With This Course
  • Appraisal Packet Sample
  • Closing Preparation Checklist (Buyer)
  • Closing Preparation Checklist (Seller)
  • Escrow Take Sheet
  • Sample Closing Disclosure
  • The Closing Process
  • Warranty Deed

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